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Local Transport Today
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Councils in England spent just over £1bn last year on the statutory concessionary travel scheme for older people and the disabled, data... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Political leaders in Tyne and Wear have agreed to protect the budget for bus services next year in cash terms, in line with the expectations of the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The West Yorkshire Combined Authority plans to use £1.1m of reserves to help meet funding pressures next year, including a £1m increase... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Andrew Forster
Northamptonshire County Council is exploring a social enterprise model with the University of Northampton, and possibly other organisations, to... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Bus operators are not legally required to make passengers give way to wheelchair users, the Court of Appeal has ruled.  Wheelchair user Doug... continue
Local Transport Today
News
The founder of Cornwall and Devon independent bus operator Western Greyhound has sold the business.  The firm’s Liskeard operation in... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
John W E Helm
A big increase in profits at  joint venture company Virgin Rail Group has boosted Stagecoach Group results for the six months to 31 October... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
FirstGroup has installed warning bells on buses on route 83 between Oldham and Manchester in an effort to cut the chances of collisions with... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Michael Dugher has used one of his first interviews since becoming shadow transport secretary to emphasise his pro-road views.   “Most... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Quality Contract Scheme board set up to scrutinise Nexus’s plan for a bus Quality Contract Scheme in Tyne and Wear will not be able to... continue
Local Transport Today
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Andrew Forster
A Private?Bill could be used to give Greater Manchester powers to introduce bus franchising. The Government said last month that it was “ready... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Office for Low Emission Vehicles has invited cities across the UK to bid to a £35m ultra-low emission cars fund.  Two to four cities... continue
Local Transport Today
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Labour today widened its attack on private sector operators, with the shadow transport secretary savaging Martin Griffiths, Stagecoach chief... continue
Local Transport Today
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Councils in South Yorkshire are demanding a further huge cut to the Passenger Transport Executive’s budget next year as they themselves grapple... continue
Local Transport Today
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Vouchers offering free bus travel to motorists can deliver lasting changes to travel behaviour, according to a new guide prepared by bus industry... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Two influential transport industry figures have voiced scepticism about councils taking on bus Quality Contract powers. Sir Peter Hendy,... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT is setting up a £25m fund to provide minibuses for community transport operators in rural and isolated areas of England. The scheme... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Warwickshire County Council is writing to transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin to draw his attention to the rising price of bus fares in the... continue
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Operators of tendered bus routes in Essex will be incentivised to boost passenger numbers by  retaining fare revenues under a revamp to... continue
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Letters to the editor
Roger Sexton, Nottingham NG1
Fifty per cent of all English bus journeys are made in London even though it has only about 15 per cent of the population. It is therefore not... continue
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